Temporary Visitor Restrictions

Effective Friday, March 5, visitation hours on non-COVID 19 units at Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital are 6 a.m.-7 p.m.

 Patients can only have two visitors at a time. Mothers in labor may have two visitors. Once mom and baby are in the post-partum area, moms may only have one visitor.

Emergency Department patients may have one visitor only.  No visitors in the Emergency Department for suspected COVID-19 patients.

Visitors must:

  • Wear mask at all times while inside the hospital walls
  • Agree not to visit if  experiencing any symptoms of illness
  • Perform hand hygiene frequently, especially before putting on and after taking off a mask
  • Be at least 15 years of age

Visitors may purchase food. Food must be eaten in the patient’s room. The only time a mask is not required is when a visitor is eating or drinking.

Visitors wishing to see a patient who already has two visitors must wait in their vehicle. Waiting is not permitted in the plaza area.

COVID-19 and Behavioral Health units are not accepting visitors at this time.

Critical Care Units may have special restrictions in place. Please call before visiting

Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital recommends that anyone at high risk for severe illness, such as older adults or those with serious underlying conditions, not visit at this time.  

Visitor Information


Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital offers free wireless internet access to patients and visitors. Feel free to bring your WiFi enabled laptop or hand-held device with you to your next appointment/visit.

Smoking Policy

To protect the health of our patients, visitors and associates, smoking is prohibited on the Lourdes campus. This includes all buildings, parking lots, and grounds.